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Paul Andrew (586 Posts)

About: Paul Andrew is the editor and founder of Speckyboy Design Magazine.

20 Vintage Computer Print Ads

The below ads range from the 1950s to the 1990s, the styles vary dramatically from one era to the next. But the best thing is looking at the computer specs and prices…and a very young and innocent looking Mr Gates! If anyone has any more of these, send me a link and I’ll add them to the article.

Top 12 CSS Frameworks and How to Understand Them

Most designers would have heard of the term ‘CSS Frameworks’, for those who don’t know or aren’t sure, here is a brief description from: Wikipedia: “A CSS framework is a library that is meant to allow for easier, more standards-compliant styling of a webpage using the Cascading Style Sheets language. Just like programming and scripting language libraries, CSS frameworks package…

Top 40 Free Icon Resources for Web Designers

This is a complete revision of our previous icon post Top 25 Free Icon Resources for Web Designers. Some links have died, so they have been removed with many more being added. Fam Fam Fam and Brand Spanking New are still number 1 & 2, the rest have changed with 15 new entries. If anyone knows of any free icon…

The Best WordPress Admin Themes

WordPress Administration can be a bland and boring thing, after a while it becomes tiresome. Time for a change, freshen things up. The availability of WP Admin themes is not great, so below to make things easier for everyone I have compiled a list of the best admin themes available. These themes are not only good for personal use, but…

A Nostalgic Look at Windows

I was given a pc a while back that had Windows 95 pre-installed, to be honest I never had a PC that far back, I had started out on a Mac. So it was a bit of an eye opener seeing this ancient system, to say the least. My first Windows was ME(Millennium), that came installed on the cheapest, and…